Wagga Wagga City Council
Civic Theatre Venue and Events Trainee

Posted: 20 Apr
Closes: 19 Jul
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales


Love Theatre? Have a passion for events and live performance?

Join the busy, dynamic team at the Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre – as you work and learn all aspects of theatre processes. Staff at our workplace are proud to live and work on Wiradjuri Country and we celebrate diversity in all forms.

You will be working while undertaking study in a supportive team environment. Kick off your career in venue administration with this exciting role whilst working towards obtaining a Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration.

What we will offer you:

  • Traineeship for two (2) years with potential for ongoing employment
  • Obtain a nationally accredited Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration
  • Above award rates! Commencing salary of $1,552.20 gross per fortnight plus superannuation (at 18 years of age or older), varying rates subject to age and experience as per award provisions
  • Further opportunities to grow your skill set through additional courses, training, mentoring and support

Types of tasks / activities completed in the role

  • Provide quality customer service and support to all users of the Civic Theatre
  • Provide operational and administrative support for performances, events, and venue activities
  • Undertake all training, study and assessment requirements to complete the Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration

Attributes we are looking for in our applicants

  • Enthusiasm and optimism
  • Good time management and initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

Traineeship information

This traineeship will provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in venue operations and administration whilst being supported to learn and grow in a friendly, fun and enjoyable working environment. Across 24 months you will work full time (38-hour week) alongside experienced supervisors and colleagues, gaining hands-on industry experience and receiving 3 hours paid study time per week towards achieving a nationally recognised Certificate IV qualification.

What you will need to succeed:

The successful applicant will have:

  • willingness to obtain a Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration
  • a current Class P1, P2 or C Driver Licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • enthusiasm, motivation and an eagerness to learn all aspects of theatre operations.
  • ability to work independently and within a team
  • a desire to treat others with respect and work safely to meet Work Health and Safety requirements

What is next?

Applications close Monday, 13 May 2024 at 11.59pm AEDST with interviews expected to be held in the week commencing Monday, 20 May 2024.

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Ainsley Jenkins on 02 6926 9684.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://wagga.pulsesoftware.com/Pulse/jobs

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

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Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, men, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, veterans, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.